Imagine you taught Michael Jackson the Moonwalk, and John Travolta Disco.
Imagine you’ve produced more for the stages of Las Vegas than Cirque, including the longest running show in the history of the Strip.
For four decades you’ve run with the titans, and danced with the mob. You’ve got an Emmy, a Golden Globe, you’re a showbusiness insider from Osaka to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and you’re about to announce the show of your life.
We are deeply saddened to report the passing of the legendary Anna Nateece.
We at the Liberace Foundation are deeply saddened by the passing of our longest serving member of the Board of Directors. Our condolences to the family and many friends of the one and only, Anna Nateece.
Anna Nateece LeNobel, preeminent show business fur designer of the twentieth century, former Royal Couturiere to Her Royal Highness the Queen of Greece, fashion designer to Jacqueline Onassis and fur designer to a galaxy of stars orbiting her dear friend and biggest client Liberace, died on January 16, 2022 in Las Vegas.
Born November 27, 1937 in Athens, Greece, at twenty-five she rocketed to national recognition when her creations surpassed top fashion designers in a 1962 competition, creating the entire wardrobe for the world cruise of HRH Frederika of Hanover, the Queen of Greece.
Married in Greece to Harry…
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See authentic Liberace Museum Collection artifacts, including at times work by Anna Nateece, at Liberace Steakhouse!
With critically acclaimed exhibits at the Paris Museum of Modern Art, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and the MET Gala; with artifacts making key appearances on the 2019 Monte Carlo Fashion week, 2019 Grammys and the 2020 Oscars; with Liberace’s image licensed for television and film including Mozart in the Jungle, the Jim Gaffigan Show, The Simpsons, Family Guy, HBO’s Behind The Candleabra and Ridley Scott’s Bladerunner 2049; thousands paid well for private tours of the Liberace Museum Collection at Thriller Villa and Liberace Garage. But by mid February, 2020, the Chairman of the Foundation had seen the writing on the wall. Covid 19 was coming.
Monitoring practices of the Asia tourism markets, Chairman Jonathan Warren shuttered the Liberace Foundation’s Collection tours…
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Nateece featured in Met Gala!
“So, instead of Papal robes, which we saw last year, think Liberace capes. Plus, designers like Jeremy Scott, Jean Paul Gaultier, Thom Browne, and even Virgil Abloh. There are some new, younger names on the roster as well, like Richard Quinn, Vaquera, and Gypsy Sport.”
– @EmiliaPetrarca,@TheCut, New York Magazine
Anna Wintour, Editor of Vogue, Host of the Met Gala
In keeping with the opening, the Liberace Foundation will not disclose which of the dozens of famed Liberace…
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An Anna Nateece piece gets new quarters at the Liberace Foundation.
Please support the Foundation and come see the exhbit!
Andreas, Dallas and Billy take us through the assessment of the famed Blue Brocade costume, and correct its packing. Please help us exhibit this costume by supporting our next exhibit. Supporters have special access!
Watch for our next installment when we are thrilled to dedicate the first archival box of our new Costume Preservation Sponsor program to our first double Costume Preservationist, who is also our first Conductor Member, a legacy Foundation supporter who we look forward to welcoming to a private tour of the new exhibit, Mr. Scotty Scott!
Join Anna on June 27th in Las Vegas for the unveiling of the limited edition Liberace ring by Jason of Beverly Hills:
Artifacts from the Liberace Jewels Collection will be displayed
Renowned celebrity jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills has been granted the exclusive license to create the first ever, limited edition Liberace ring. The magnificent piece is titled “Turning Tables: A New Spin on the Liberace Classic.” The new ring will be displayed this summer along side authentic artifacts from the Liberace Jewels Collection which is owned and curated by the Liberace Foundation.
The limited edition Liberace brand ring will be the first of only five made, each bearing its sequential number and the Liberace signature logo etching. Certification of Authenticity will be provided by the Liberace Foundation, with original signatures from Jason Arasheben, the ring’s creator, as well as Liberace Foundation Chairman Jonathan Warren. Offered at $20,000, Substantial proceeds from the sale of each…
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